Photograph of Edith Halpert

Collection ID:
Ray, Man, 1890-1976
[ca. 1930]
Physical Description:
1 Photograph
15 1/2 x 20 1/2 cm.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photo of Edith Halpert taken by Man Ray. The photo is inscribed by Halpert to her friend, museum director James W. Foster: "To Jim Whose radiant warmth is the greatest stimulant I have experienced the the art world. With deep affection, Edith. P.S. The coat is reversible Man Ray missed the white side."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Photographer. Halpert was director of the Downtown Gallery, New York, N.Y. and a friend of director of museum director, James W. Foster.

Reproduction Note
A duplicate print is in the Downtown Gallery records, Archives of American Art.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1978 by James W. Foster.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Foster, James W., 1920- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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